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July 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — In the House Armed Forces Readiness Subcommittee markup of the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) secured a provision yesterday that would direct the Department of Defense to conduct a pilot program for the use of mass timber products in military construction.

July 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — After months of advocacy, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) successfully worked to defeat an amendment backed by the pharmaceutical lobby that would have jeopardized hundreds of good-paying Maine jobs.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

PFAS Action Act contains Golden provision to help protect firefighters from PFAS on the job

July 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced that $200 million is now available for logging and log hauling businesses that have been seriously impacted by the pandemic.  

July 15, 2021 Press Release

Members to Pelosi: “We strongly urge — and pledge to work with you to bring about — a House vote on this legislation before the August recess and without any unnecessary or artificial delay upon arrival from the Senate.” 

July 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — In a hearing of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development chaired by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today, the congressman focused on gaps in Small Business Administration (SBA) services for rural small businesses and the need for an active S

June 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement today following the release of the Fiscal Year 2022 Defense Subcommittee Appropriations Bill. The bill appropriates funds for two DDG-51 destroyers, rejecting the reduction sought by the Biden Administration in their budget request a month earlier.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills championed by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to help Congress reclaim its constitutional war powers by rescinding outdated Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs).


In The News

March 19, 2019 In The News

FARMINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jared Golden shared his support of universal health care for all citizens during a town hall meeting Tuesday at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

It was his first town hall since being elected in November, he said.

March 19, 2019 In The News

FARMINGTON, Maine (WABI) - A health-care focused Town Hall meeting in Farmington gave area residents a chance to speak directly to their Congressman.

Second District Representative Jared Golden held the event at Franklin Memorial Hospital Tuesday night.

March 18, 2019 In The News

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, and Congressman Jared Golden want the IRS to reopen Bangor's Taxpayer Assistance Center.

The IRS decided to shutter that facility which provides free help.

March 16, 2019 In The News

Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.

March 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Senator Angus King (I-ME) and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation today to level the playing field for the logging trade with other agricultural fields, ready young Mainers for good jobs in the forest products industry, and support Maine's family logging businesses.

March 11, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine went toe-to-toe Friday on the floor of the House of Representatives with a Republican leader over a Democratic proposal to ease voting and promote public financing of campaigns.

March 9, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A package of more than 100 federal lands bills that the U.S. House of Representatives passed last week includes the Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act.

The Senate had passed the omnibus lands bill earlier last month. So, now all that is needed for it to become law is the president’s signature.

March 8, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed HR 1, the Democratic-backed election reform bill that includes an amendment from Maine 2nd District Rep. Jared Golden providing the rules for public financing for congressional races.

February 27, 2019 In The News

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden on Tuesday laid out what he called his “health care road map.”

During last year’s tough 2nd Congressional District race, Golden said, “I told Mainers I would work to help make good health care available and affordable for everyone.”

February 26, 2019 In The News

Federal legislation sponsored by Maine Reps. Jared Golden and Chellie Pingree, both Democrats, will allow clam and worm harvesters to continue to work in intertidal zones around Acadia National Park, and will also allow the park to expand through a 1,400-acre donation on the Schoodic Peninsula.